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't he? i'm going to go with him. how about you? decide, coming up. cheer glenn: hello, america. i always knew the news of the day would make an organ explode. we caught it in time and it wasn't actually on the air. i have been gone the last couple of days and so i want to cover some ground that you have already tilled, but i have to tell you something, i don't know how you do it every day and watch the news and be like, yeah, well, because i was about to have other organs just jump out of me. i may have missed this, so if i have, call me. has anybody over at the white house laicialed nidal malik hasan, you know, the terrorist who killed 13 57bdz wounded 30 more at fort hood an extremist? i have heard him referred to as a sheerts, which implies he had a gun, and several times as a gunman, oh, those evil guns. he has been called troubled, harassed. did you hear the story of is bumper sticker scratched off his car? i know he didn't want to be deployed. his cousin called him a good american on this station. an extremist, i guess i haven't heard that from the white house. of course, you would
to honor america's war veterans tomorrow, i am pleased to welcome on to the show a decorated vietnam war vet, who lost both of his legs and one arm while serving his country in vietnam, max cleland. he has his new memoir, "heart of a patriot," and is good to have you on the program. i saw your op-ed ppiece. we know that earlier today, president obama and forceless michelle obama went to fort hood. -- and first lady michelle obama went to fort hood. your thoughts? >> first of all, the president should go to fort hood. these are his troops. these are our troops. they were killed by a man who went off of the edge. it was a terrorist act. whether the individual himself was a terrorist, we do not know, but it was a terrorist act. it created terror. there was obviously something going on in his mind that comported with what was going on in his mind, and that triggered him. it was going on in his mind for awhile. he had not wanted to go to war against his compatriots in many ways, so he took out as much of america and the american war machine in his mind that he could. the problem is he killed
] the commission used this to set the pace. next is arlington. so many people recognize it in america will make think of a national cemetery. people really feel the pride of a nation of those who have sacrificed in the name of liberty. next is a picture -- this is the third standard. it is the va national cemetery. this is in san diego. it is the same type. it is a laser shot. it is beautiful. the national science program did a great job to make sure there was one standard. i appreciate that. next will shave a national cemetery by the department of interior. -- show you a national cemetery by the department of interior. it should not matter that this is a marker of someone that died in the civil war. it should not matter. it should not matter if it was someone who died in the revolution or in mexico city. when you look around the stones -- when he said the you gently clean the markers, that will take you a lot of time. this is not the standard for which we should have in america. i think you saw that, you would freak out. i would. i did. >> it is my home state. >> if you make a lot of noise and
. call the scooter store for free information today. sean: and tonight in your america even though their health care bill is far from becoming law, some liberals are moving forward with the next item on their left wing agenda and that's climate change. just last week california democrat barbara boxer successfully pushed her energy reform legislation out of committee and some analysts see her efforts as a precursor to the drastic measures that the obama administration could agree to at the u.n. conference on climate change next month in copenhagen. so, will the president sign away america's sovereignty over its own carbon emissions and how would such an agreement effect you and your family. here to sort through all of this is stuart varney from the fox business network and former white house press secretary fox news contributor dana perino. are we going to lose our sovereignty with this? >> let's be clear one thing. successfully passed it out of committee. it might have been the most expensive bill ever passed because she hit the gavel at 9:00. she passed it out at 9:20. she did it
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> grounded pilot. pulled from his plane minutes before a transatlantic flight for being drunk. >>> veterans day heroes, on a day of raw emotions at ft. hood. hours after a somber memorial, a joyous homecoming. >>> and sammy's skin. much is being made about the baseball star's new hue. does he come clean in a new interview? >> it's wednesday, november 11th, 2009. >>> good morning. we start on this wednesday with the arrest of a united airlines pilot, accused of flunking a breathalyzer test just minutes before he was set to fly. >> the pilot was he removed from the london flight. it is the latest in a troubling batch of mishaps. sonia gallego is in london with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. british and authorities say 51-year-old pilot,er win washington has been charged, with being over the alcohol limit, after he was pulled from united airlines flight 949. a co-worker alerted the authorities after suspecting him to be drunk. there were reports that the pilot was called from the plane and given a breathalyzer test out of the view of
of america. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the chief of staff of the army, general george casey. >> good afternoon. president and mrs. obama, governor perry, governor doyle, secretary gates, secretary shinseki, many distinguished members of congress from across the country, secretary of the army general, and iraq -- admiral and mrs. mike mullen, families and friends, it is a tradition in one of our special operations units to go to the book of isaiah out when they are eulogizing fallen comrades. proud of their willingness to accept any challenge for this country, at the funeral they read -- then i heard the voice of the lord saying, whom shall i send? and who will go for us? then i said, here and my. send me. -- her ae am i. this gives voice to every spirit of service that lives in every soldier. it is the spirit we saw in the 13 soldiers who gave their lives here, men and women who believed in the values this country stands for and men and women who willingly served those ideals. newlyweds, single moms, emigrants, teenagers and 50- somethings all bound together by the common desire to f
>>> good morning, america. on this wednesday, november 11th, 2009. grounded. a united airlines pilot, yanked from the cockpit, moments before takeoff, after a co-worker suspected he was drunk on the job. >>> flood watch. the remnants of ida, dumping wicked rains. and watch this. a massive mudslide in tennessee. >>> battle of the titans, as the letterman trial heats up. opposing attorneys duke it out this morning. was it enterprise? or was it extortion? >>> and miracle on the tracks. we hear from the heroes, whose quick thinking saved a tipsy passenger from almost certain death. the driver is here to tell us her story. >>> and good morning to all of you. we're so glad to have you with us. diane sawyer and robin roberts, here on this wednesday, november 11th, 2009, veterans day. and an especially poignant one, in the wake of that stirring memorial for the ft. hood victims yesterday. >> and the president probably said it best. they put their lives on the line every day to protect our safety, uphold our values. it's a virtue we're celebrating this morning. >>> we begin the morning
. since 2006, i've introduced the "save america's future economy commission x," the s.a.f.e. act to provide a process for congress's expedited consideration of legislation proposed by the s.a.f.a. act's committee. i'm pleased senator lieberman and others have joined in this effort. and over on the house side we have -- both of them are here today who have worked very hard. congressman cooper and congressman wolf. it's similar to the base realignment and closure commission. the s.a.f.e. act would break that legislative log jam in washington by creating a bipartisan, bicamera committee that would go before congress for an up or down vote. i know some members question why congress cannot pass the necessary legislation. mr. chairman, you pointed out in your opening statement and senator lieberman has been eloquent in pointing it out, also. the fact of the matter is congress is not willing to take short-term pain for long-term gain, period. and that's why we need a commission to provide the solutions and the expedited procedure for an up-and-down vote so reform proposals don't die in
what lessons we can learn to fix america's sick, sick health care system. i've covered the world as a foreign correspondent, and right now i'm writing a book about health care systems overseas. first stop on my tour is great britain, where our family lived for five years. even though the uk is our closest european ally, its health care solution that is, the government-run national health service-- may seem too close to socialism for most americans. still, we can learn something here. for about half of what we pay per person, the nhs covers everybody and has somewhat better health statistics, longer life expectancy, lower infant mortality. britain's national health service is dedicated to the proposition that you should never have to pay a medical bill. in the nhs, there's no insurance premium, no co-pay, no fee at all. the system covers everybody. and, you know, when we lived here, my family got really good care from the nhs, although we often had to wait to see a doctor. and yet the newspapers here are full of nhs horror stories-- rationing, waiting lists, terrible mistakes. so
, they come from all across america, far from home now, 130,000 men and americans -- men and women serving in iraq. coming up, a look of the bravest. the soldiers will tell you their story in three minutes. one airline is in the middle of damage control. one man in the cockpit was told that he was too high a fly. trace: afghanistan has been getting most of america's attention lately as the president decides on sending reinforcements. there are still 130,000 american men and women serving in iraq. as of yesterday 4362 united states troops have been killed in operation iraqi freedom. 16,000 single mothers were serving in iraq and afghanistan at the end of 2006. the average age of u.s. troops in iraq is 26. accordingly that was also the average age for u.s. casualties. molly is live at a u.s. military base in eastern baghdad. >> i am not far from soder city, this is one of the few places you will still find american troops inside of the city after the 30th. they are still getting used to their new advisory non-combat role. >> today's mission for charlie company is providing protection for a c
. a wrenching decision. >> as long as i am commander in chief, america is going to do right by them. >> reporter: a former defense secretary urged the president to hurry. >> what is important he make a decision and make it reasonably soon. you've got young men and women out there carrying the battle who are at great risk. if we've got the wrong strategy, change it. >> reporter: again today, the commander in chief met with advisers. he's getting more optis. besides afghan commanding general stan mccrystal's call for 40,000 more troops and vice president biden's plan to send as few as 10,000, there are middle ground plans for 30,000 more reportedly backed by defense secretary gates, secretary of state clinton and by chairman of the joint chiefs mullen. that's almost as many new forces as mccrystal's requesting, but president obama is looking past numbers to the troops' revamped mission. >> go back to focusing on al qaeda, back to pushing back taliban to the extent that we can stabilize karzai's government enough so we can actual begin withdrawal from the region. >> reporter: short term, more u.s.
, when you see our flag, when you touch our soil, you will be home in an america that is forever here for you just as you have been there tore us. that is my promise, our nation's promise to you. >> later, president obama paid the first ever presidential visit to arlington cemetery section 60. that's the newly opened section reserved for veterans of the nation's current dual wars. of course, veterans day took on a different meaning today at ft. hood in texas. a strange day after the shooting that left 13 people dead. it's where we begin tonight with our own mark potter. mark, good evening. >> reporter: and good evening, brian. as sad as this community is, given what happened here, the mood today was much more upbeat as residents celebrated their veterans and current members of the military. >> thank you, guys. thank you. >> reporter: in killeen, texas, the town that supports ft. hood, veterans day is always an important celebration. but this year, because of the tragedy close by, is different. >> i feel like basically we just kind of had another attack, and every time -- even though w
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to america, london and. -- paris, remembering the end of world war i. angela merkel becomes the first german chancellor honoring armistice day in france. president obama inches closer to a new strategy. brazil blacked out chaos as a power failure plunged rio and sao paulo into darkness. tribute to thegerman goalkeeper robert enke who died after being hit by a trained. a suspected suicide. >> is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 1:00 in the afternoon in paris where angela merkel remembered history by making history. she has become the first german sandler to attend a armistice day celebration in france. one of several around the world. in lonn between attended a church service, the first time it occurred without the presence of surviving veterans. today's ceremonies at poignancy as they take place against the backdrop of the conflict in afghanistan. >> it is 91 years cents but guns fell silent in the great war and for the first time the leaders of france and germany came to mark this day of commemoration together. under the arc de tree of nicolas sarkozy and angela merkel reinforc
"early today" in america. >>> say massive rockslide on camera covered a tennessee highway. news crews were on the scene shooting the aftermath of a previous rockslide that day. suddenly the ground shook again. there you see it, a wave of debris flowing down the mountain. that road, of course, will remain closed today as officials assess its stability. >>> authorities, meanwhile, saying a mother and son nearly beat a man to death outside a bar in pennsylvania. surveillance video shows the son kicking the unconscious victim in the head, all of this following an argument. a mother pushed away a good samaritan who tried to step in and help. now the son faces attempted murder charges. >>> a transit bus in chick lost control and rammed into a brick house. the bus ended up getting stuck inside part of the home and then left behind a large diagonal crack along the front of the house. at least four people were hurt but none of the injuries were serious. >>> well, the u.s. challenger for the americas cup unveiled a new strategy to help reclaim the trophy. the racing team hoisted an 8,000 pound
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. >> major spoke little english when he came to america as a teenager. he put himself through college, earned a ph.d. and helped them cope with the stress of deployment. >> he was red dou deploy. he was 52 years old. the president spoke privately with all the victim families. >> the storm called ida is losing strength now and residents escaped largely unscathed. drenching rain continues to fall over the southeastern part of the country tonight. two inches of water have put things already under water in atlanta, georgia. high water stalled out cars. some drivers had to be held. power crews are staying busy with trees uprooted. >> the rain almost reached the washington area and is bringing big temperature changes with it. bob, how is it going to affect us? >> gusty winds tomorrow and a fair amount of rain to the south. look how much rain has fallen. north carolina over six inches of if month there.'s the area of rain moving to the south. folks in southern maryland, especially. the leftover rains from ida will be heading there. we'll see temperatures continue to drop and gusty winds, too. i'll t
by america for generations and as long as i am commander in chief america will do right by them. >>> the president met with his national security team at the white house for another war meeting this afternoon. aides expect him to announce his plan for afghanistan after he returns from his upcoming asia trip. >>> you could help a soldier here at home and already in need. team up with us 9news now and the uso. the bank is going to be open until 7:30 p.m. taking donations and we wants those phones to ring. the number to call 202-432-9045 or you can donate by going to wusa9.com. we have got much more coming up after the break including some new flu alert information. stay with us. >>> new flu alert information know. head over to anita brikman. >> thank you, lesli. right now the frederick county health department is scheduling appointments by phone for h1n1 vaccinations that will happen tomorrow. the number to call 877-628- 2392. you can see it right there on the screen. 877-628-2392. the clinics will have 750 doses available and it will be held at the church of the redeemer. right
of rural life before it's too late. >>> and stay with us for "good morning america." >> and for updates anyti >>> just moments away, the d.c. sniper's, his last moments before lethal injection. some say it is not over yet. >> it hurts everybody. >> in maryland town mourns the loss of a young marine. >> the video that has a lot of people talking. but some say it is sexism. caioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning america," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. great to have you join us on this wednesday morng. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> we have rain falling out there this morning. the roads are wet. >>. will be off and on for the next couple of days. probably an inch or so of rain. except for far western maryland. up to baltimore and down into central virginia. temperature in the low 50's. the temperature will be steady. it will be breezy and wet. not a great day. breaking news on the traffic from. >> in the rain moments ago on the outer loop of
head and go, i thought he was supposed to represent america? i'm wondering if they did. i'm wondering if they said anything and nothing was done. steve: apparently not. why didn't they simply interview the guy? they could is have called the guy in and interview him? brian: they had to to make him a major. steve: when he said those scary things in 2007, why didn't they investigate him because he had that secret security clearance? apparently in december he came to the attention of two joint terrorism task forces. they did an analysis. they. ed his background. they looks at his employment records and other paperwork. and the analysts concluded that the chatter was innocent, and so that is where they dropped it just a couple of months later. it didn't go any further. but critics today -- keep in mind, there are going to be investigations. remember before 9/11 in 2001, there were the bungled opportunities for the intelligence community to talk to each other. did that happen again in this particular case? that's what the government's going to be looking into. brian: we have to talk about c
. i've never been more concerned about the future of our country. america is going broke. the federal government now owes more in debts and commitment than the total combined net worth of all americans. the national debt is raising toward $12 trillion and growing at rates that haven't been matched since world war ii. in addition we have amassed massive unfunded promises to guarantee future entitlement benefits that when added with liabilities like the debt total $56 trillion. every man, woman and child, 184,000. united states, as jim said, will soon lose its aaa bond rating. the dollar appears to be losing its important status as the primary international reserve currency. meaning everything traded internationally, such as food and oil, will increase in price. our biggest bankers are japan and china and oil exporting countries like saudi arabia. is it a good idea to be so indebted to countries like saudi arabia and communist china? my computer was compromised by the chinese, where human rights are an afterthought. catholic bishops in jail, protestant pastors in jail. the news we got f
that there are thousands of veterans on the streets in america. i was particularly moved by a comment by the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mullen, when he met with a group of 20, 30 homeless veterans. they were betterment of iraq and afghanistan. this is not a phenomenon of people who have lost their way years ago. this is a growing problem. we have to commit ourselves to the all-out effort to help these young men and women. this is a phenomenon that stretches through every conflict we have had, and they are on the streets of america today. i am impressed by the commitment from the president, certainly from secretary shinseki, who understands this not only from a policy perspective, but from a personal perspective. we were glad to introduce the zero tolerance homelessness act. it contains housing provisions that would be important for the and the donte -- v.a. to be able to provide housing assistance, stabilization services, as well as additional housing doctors' group hud to get that trend into homes. we also understand that housing alone is not the solution. it has to be linked to
and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. >>> president obama is reportedly nearing a decision to add tens of thousands of troops to the american force in afghanistan, though military officials tell the associated press that the number will fall short of the 40,000 requested by the american commander in afghanistan. officials say that the deployment will probably begin in january to strengthen the defense of ten key cities and towns. meanwhile, in southern afghanistan, u.s. soldiers and afghan police have discovered a huge supply of ammonium nitrate. half a million pounds of the fertilizer used in bombs targeting nato troops. and in a remote part of stern afghanistan, taliban insurgents have apparently gotten hold of a cache of american weapons. the arms may have been left behind when american forces were driven out of two combat outposts in the kamdesh district of nuristan province last month in a battle that killed eight u.s. soldiers. that is o
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. rex as long as i am commander- in-chief, america will do right by veterans. >> what is important is that he make a decision, and make it reasonably soon. you have young men and women out there carrying the battle who are at great risk. if we have the wrong strategy, change it. >> the commander-in-chief met with advisers. besides general stanley mcchrystal's called for more troops and vice president biden's plan to send fewer, there are military plans for up to 30 top dozen more, reportedly backed by secretary of state clinton and vice chairman of the joint chiefs. that is almost as many new forces as mcchrystal requested, but president obama is looking past numbers to the revamped mission. >> go back to focusing on al qaeda and pushing back the taliban to the extent we can stabilize karzai's government to the extent that we can begin withdrawing troops. >> the commander in chief is still working on the plan. the new best guess on when president obama will announce his new afghan plan is around thanksgiving. >> it is an especially said veterans day in carroll county. a marine from
in washington and as the commander in chief honored america's heroes of the past and present, he contemplated whether to send more troops into harm's way in the near future. white house correspondent wendell goler has the story. >> like every president since woodrow wilson, barack obama used veterans day to reaffirm the nation's commitment to the men and women who have preserved our freedom, but a day after grieving with the soldiers at fort hood and hours before an 8th strategy session on afghanistan, his thoughts were very much on service men and women still in uniform. >> for our troops, it is another day in harm's way. for their families, it is another day to feel the absence of a loved one, and the concern for their safety. >> the president and first lady spent time in the section of arlington national cemetery where casualties from iraq and afghanistan are brewer ried. they spoke with some of the family members who were paying their own respects. mr. obama says it influences his decision to send troops into harm's way but some republicans think the meetings help him hesitate and even to
, may god bless our soldiers, families, and the united states of america. [applause] >> ladies and gentleman, the chief of staff of the army, general george casey. >> good afternoon. president and mrs. obama, governor perry, governor doyle, secretary gates, secretary shinseki, many distinguished members of congress from the state of texas and across the country, secretary of the army john mchugh, admiral and mrs. mcmullen, families and friends -- it is a tradition in our special operations units to go to the book of isaiah went eulogizing fallen comrades. proud of their willingness to accept any challenge for this country, at the funeral they read," then i heard the voice of the lord saying, "whom shall i send? and who will go for us? then i said," here i am, send me." this passage conveys the sentiment that applies to every member of our army. it gives voice to a spirit of service that lives in every soldier. it is a spirit we saw in the 30 soldiers who gave their lives here, men and women who believe in the values and ideals this country stands for and men and women who willi
was the victim. he's dead. somebody shot him dead. it shouldn't have happened in america. obama wasn't wrong there. tiller was a victim. but the point that he was loathed to condemn hasan seems to me to be a play that he didn't want muslim americans under any pressure. >> precisely. that's the comparison. in this case the muslim is the victim. why? because -- bill: i don't think he made him the victim, he didn't want other american muslims who are good people to be the targets of hatred. >> right, but that's crazy. you didn't have him jumping out and saying, now, don't be mean to the anti-abortion people. why? because we have a pant yol onof virginia victims. to get ahead in america, you have tonight victim. this fort hood thing is the apoth yo sis of my book. it's not until 9/11 that muslims became the preeminent victims. that's why the army did not react -- bill: that's a very interesting thing. you believe that muslims not only american muslims but muslims the world over are perceived by the left as being victims of the jihad. >> the number one victims. that's why the army -- this guy, ha
child immunization rates in america in the military. most parents care about their children. most parents do not intentionally neglect them. i really appreciate what it is -- that to have little quantifiable data, that to have some population outcome data that is coming out. it'll include spouses and children information in 2010. it to help inform us. we do not have any data about the effects of multiple deployment. we do not know very much about child abuse and child neglect. a call to action has been placed that we have to take care of that small percentage who are at risk for child abuse and child neglect but a that could have irreversible -- neglect. that could have irreversible consequences. the final slides are getting back to the idea of an approach and something that comes from pediatric literature and pediatric experiences. i like the idea of embracing a virtual community for our young technologically savvy families. i think it needs to be a single portal of entry and not just a 1800 number that we call. i think they need to be care coordination prevention. a needs to be
. >>> on veterans day we salute all troops serving our country and thank america's veterans for that service. >>> some people are asking should women in the military be allowed to go into direct combat? you recall the civilian police officer sergeant kimberly munley, an outstanding officer, the one who rose to the occasion and confronted and shot the ft. hood gunman. she's appearing on "oprah" today. a recent article says the best way to honor her heroism is to drop the ban on women in combat. the article points out there are 10,000 female personnel in iraq. 4,000 in afghanistan. they are driving trucks. treating the wounded. shooting when attacked. more than 100 gave their lives in iraq and another 15 died in afghanistan. the article says the no combat policy pretends women can't take such risks without harming overall military performance. earlier we asked people on one of our cnn tours today their thoughts on this. >> i think the policy is right. women are in many situations that are not physically capable of combat military task. i think women should be allowed. those women with the capa
the memory of those that we have lost. make up less the 90 state of america. -- may and god bless the united states of america. [applause] ♪ ñr stanza 6 anon. sound, that saved a wretch like me. i once was lost but now am found, was blind, but now i see. t'was grace that taught my heart to fear. and grace, my fears relieved. how precious did that grace appear the hour i first believed. when we've been there 10,000 years, bright shining as the sun we've no last placdays to sing's praise than when we first began. [applause] a reading from the 43rd chapter of isaiah. had you not known? had you not heard? the war of the everlasting god, the creature of the end of the earth does not grow weary. his understanding is unparalleled. he gives power to the bait. to him who has no might, he increases strength. young men shall fall exhausted, but they wait for the lord shall renew their strength. they shall mount up with wings like eagles. they shall run and not be weary. they shall walk and not faint. here in the reading. have you not heard? these words from isaiah call our word to attention and focu
of america was among the worst performers on loan modifications, up 14%. >>> time now for trader talk and it's george kachupe from the r and b group joining us. so the dow did it on monday and now the [indiscernible] 500 reaching new highs for 2009. >> morning, beejal. hi. we got a follow through signal this last monday of this week. the first time since last monday, the first attempted rally, reversal date, that was november 2. a lot of volume came in and they had a reversal. they had a correction going on for about three weeks and looked like it might be a much stronger correction than it turns out to be. this week we had volume come in, still kind of light but the s&p is again encroaching on 1100 and the traders are looking to see if we can hold it. the dow over 1000 you got to like this market. >> we're watching a continued drop in the u.s. dollar on the verge of making new lows for this year. is that concerning at all? >> it is concerning, in terms for the u.s. economy, but it's believed by all the traders at least, that despite what the government, the treasury or the fed says, that th
room. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast to our viewers on pbs in america and elsewhere around the globe. coming up later,italy's ingenious invention to help keep the swine flu at bay, and stepping into the spotlight. kenya's fashion designers make the most of a new surge in demand. hello to you. in pakistan, pressure to contain a bloody insurgency, a warning that american and afghan troops are not doing enough to keep their borders and security and it threatens to destabilize both countries and the wider region. officers told the bbc that taliban militants from pakistan are making regular forays into afghanistan to r-arm and returning to carry on the tax back home. we have this report. >> it has been a long war, it is not over yet. for more than one year, pakistani troops have been pounding taliban troops. they say the battle may never end. its troops in afghanistan. we were taken to a valley area, the latest battlefield. on the far side of the peaks, the afghan province. commanders complain the taliban to get re-armed over there because american and afghan forces do not stop
world news," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up, keeping swine flu at bay. and stepping into the spotlight, kenya's fashion designers make use of the surge in demand. >>> hello. in music, spoken word, countries around the globe have been marking armistice day, the end of world war room and one in 1918. with current conflicts in mind, there was striking visual reminder of how far europe has come. for the first time, french and german leaders stood side by side to honor the fallen. >> it is 91 years since the guns fell silent and the great war. for the first time, the leaders of france and germany came to mark this day of commemoration together. under the arctic triumph, nicolas sarkozy and angela merkel reinforced their friendship. two days ago, the french president was in berlin for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. >> the end of the first world war and the fall of the berlin wall remind us that we must always fight for the valuable goods of peace and freedom, that we need to defend the values with democracy and human rights, and we keep
. america is strong and resilient. and we'll pull through these tough times, we always have. and the companies building the internet are leading this technology driven recovery. more than one hundred billion dollars in private investment over the last two years has spurred innovation, launching new online service and content and put more than three million americans to work. an economic success story. expanding and growing by building a smarter, faster, safer internet. broadband for america: it's working. once there was a thing called paper money. it had to be passed hand to hand. it had to be mailed. it had to be locked away. then visa used technology, turning money into electrons. zeroes. ones. digital currency. digital currency did things paper money couldn't. amazing things. a merchant in mumbai makes a mobile transaction with a bank in london. a taxi in new york says "yes" to fares without cash. states like nebraska distribute benefits without mailing checks, saving millions. digital currency became the currency of progress, because progress is what it brings the worl
future problems in iraq. 5:26. 51 degrees. you are watching 9 news now. america is strong and resilient. and we'll pull through these tough times, we always have. and the companies building the internet are leading this technology driven recovery. more than one hundred billion dollars in private investment over the last two years has spurred innovation, launching new online service and content and put more than three million americans to work. an economic success story. expanding and growing by building a smarter, faster, safer internet. broadband for america: it's working. >>> the war in afghanistan. president obama is said to be looking at four possible strategy options for the war. >>> welcome back to 9 news now. i'm andrea roane. thanks for joining us this wednesday morning, a holiday for many in the area. it is veterans day of course angie will have the traffic in a moment. let start with howard and the forecast. rainy one. >> it will be a cloudy, damp, raw kind of day and with the winds from the northeast we will watch the water levels rise. coastal flood watch for thursday and
, this is "good morning america," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. it is now 6:00 on this veterans day. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. thank you for joining us on this rainy wednesday morning. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> questar with brian van de graaff and find out how long and how what we're going to get -- let's start with brian van de graaff. >> let me tell you about what is happening with the rain. it is lifting in. we have rain throughout the area. we're seeing our fair share of moisture. we are around 50 degrees. the temperature may drop off a little this afternoon. it is breezy. the wind will make it feel cooler. the 50-degree reading will be downright chilly. lisa baden has breaking traffic news. what is the latest? it is supposed to be an easy commute day. >> federal holiday does mean a lighter volume of traffic. hov is lifted. reversible roads will be in two- way mode today. two right lanes are closed because of a tractor-trailer accident. there is a pedestrian crash on suitland parkway. we have more from alison and doug. >> thank yo
in america. >> we pay tribute to 13 men and women who were not able to home. their memory will be honored in the places they live and the people they touched. their life's work is our security. and the freedom that we all too often take for granted. >> investigators continue to look into the emails and actions of the accused gunman and his connections with radically us -- radical islamist. >> we are remembering another person from maryland who has given his life in service of the cause. he was from union bridge. he was killed saturday. he is an eight-year veteran of the marine corps. he received 10 a purple hearts. details surrounding his death have not been released. -- he received two purple hearts. details surrounding his death have not been released. >> maryland leaders have created freedom. line 24/7. housing and job resources. creek's senator ben cardin is looking at an extraordinary number of active-duty suicides serving in afghanistan. they are looking at how many troops have been prescribed anti-depressant drugs during their deployment. he wants to see if there is a connection be
was the first international financial crisis. >> rose: are you suggesting america could default? >> well, i think we might inflate. that's how it's done when you're a rich modern economy. we'd really is to back ourselves into a corner to default. we did it once before in 1933 when franklin roosevelt said "you know how gold was $20 an ounce? now it's $35 an ounce." if you were living somewhere else, that sure felt like a default. >> rose: there are people writing that we may run out of money, so to speak. >> it's not that we're going to run out of money. we're rich. we can afford to pay our debts. we can afford to pay twice as much. the question is do we have the will? and will people on the outside-- chinese and others who invest in us-- believe we have the will to pay our debts? because you run into problems way before you think you should. you don't hit the limits that you think would be possible. you run into problems where you just can't refinance your debt. and you say "i'll pay i'll pay. but the creditors don't believe you. >> rose: so the bottom line, america has too much debt? >> ou
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